Asia Society Online Looking for Summer 2014 Interns
Check out these exciting Summer 2014 internship opportunities with the online team at Asia Society’s New York headquarters.
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Asia Society Online Looking for Summer 2014 Interns

Check out these exciting Summer 2014 internship opportunities with the online team at Asia Society’s New York headquarters.

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Photo of the Day: A Sea of Revelers in Bangladesh

Bangladeshi revelers march during a rally in celebration of the Bengali New Year, or Pohela Boishakh, in Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 14, 2014.(Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)
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Photo of the Day: A Sea of Revelers in Bangladesh

Bangladeshi revelers march during a rally in celebration of the Bengali New Year, or Pohela Boishakh, in Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 14, 2014.(Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)

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The Scholar-Spy Who Saw Tibet’s Densatil Monastery in All Its Glory
How the “Great Game,” the 19th-century imperial rivalry between Great Britain and Russia that stretched across Asia, may have touched on the famous Tibetan Buddhist monastery. Exhibition on view at Asia Society Museum through May 18, 2014.
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The Scholar-Spy Who Saw Tibet’s Densatil Monastery in All Its Glory

How the “Great Game,” the 19th-century imperial rivalry between Great Britain and Russia that stretched across Asia, may have touched on the famous Tibetan Buddhist monastery. Exhibition on view at Asia Society Museum through May 18, 2014.

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Marine infantry in Taiwan practice using flame throwers in a simulated battle, January 1969.Photograph by Frank and Helen Schreider, National Geographic

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Marine infantry in Taiwan practice using flame throwers in a simulated battle, January 1969.Photograph by Frank and Helen Schreider, National Geographic

Listen: How India’s ‘Politics of Aspiration’ Are Shaping Its National Elections
Marshall Bouton, Interim Director of the Asia Society Policy Institute, talks with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer about India’s shift from “politics of scarcity” to “politics of aspiration.”

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Listen: How India’s ‘Politics of Aspiration’ Are Shaping Its National Elections

Marshall Bouton, Interim Director of the Asia Society Policy Institute, talks with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer about India’s shift from “politics of scarcity” to “politics of aspiration.”

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Photo of the Day: A Purple Sunrise in Thailand
A sunrise over long tail boats paints the sky purple in Koh Lipe, Thailand on April 1, 2014. (Bambi Corro III/Flickr)
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Photo of the Day: A Purple Sunrise in Thailand

A sunrise over long tail boats paints the sky purple in Koh Lipe, Thailand on April 1, 2014. (Bambi Corro III/Flickr)

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Video: The World According to Henry Kissinger

At the official launch of the Asia Society Policy Institute, the former U.S. Secretary of State offers observations on matters as diverse as America’s “pivot” to Asia, China’s past and present leaders, and why he doesn’t use social media.

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Watch: Experts on Why the US Needs to Reframe its ‘Pivot’ to Asia
Whether true or not, a U.S. rebalance toward the Asian region “was perceived first as a military type engagement to contain certain other countries in Asia that were growing,” said experts at Asia Society in New York on Tuesday.
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Watch: Experts on Why the US Needs to Reframe its ‘Pivot’ to Asia

Whether true or not, a U.S. rebalance toward the Asian region “was perceived first as a military type engagement to contain certain other countries in Asia that were growing,” said experts at Asia Society in New York on Tuesday.

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Watch: Henry Kissinger on Cooperation and Power in U.S.-Asia Relations
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said conflict is “not excluded” from relations within Asia but relations between large countries will evolve toward cooperation.
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Watch: Henry Kissinger on Cooperation and Power in U.S.-Asia Relations

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said conflict is “not excluded” from relations within Asia but relations between large countries will evolve toward cooperation.

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Interview: Afghanistan Observer Sees Same ‘Failed Status Quo’ Continuing After Election
Speaking frankly on the eve of Afghanistan’s 2014 presidential election, journalist Anand Gopal sees no end in sight for the country’s 30-year conflict.
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Interview: Afghanistan Observer Sees Same ‘Failed Status Quo’ Continuing After Election

Speaking frankly on the eve of Afghanistan’s 2014 presidential election, journalist Anand Gopal sees no end in sight for the country’s 30-year conflict.

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